Opening of Céleste Boursier-Mougenot installation

Opening of Céleste Boursier-Mougenot installation « From Here to Ear » at Peabody Essex Museum – 01/15/2014
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French Consul general in Boston Fabien Fieschi, along with Samuel Byrne, co-Chairmen of PEM’s Board of Trustees, Dan Monroe, PEM Director, Trevor Smith, Curator and the artist, opened the installation « From Here to Ear » last night at Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, MA).
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Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s immersive sonic installation introduces a flock of 70 brightly plumed Zebra Finches to a gallery-turned-aviary to live among iconic Gibson Les Paul and Thunderbird bass guitars. At turns ambient and melodic, a constantly changing soundscape emerges as the finches explore their environment, eating, nesting and perching on the amplified instruments.
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Exhibition is open to the public from January 18 to April 13, 2014 from 10am to 5pm (until 9pm the 3rd Thursday of every month) – closed on Mondays
More info on : http://frenchculture.org/visual-and-performing-arts/events/celeste-boursier-mougenot-installation-peabody-essex-museum

Meet Céleste’s birds on this video:

Dernière modification : 16/01/2014

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